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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Whispering Ultima in IDW's Sonic the Hedgehog   
    Ian should definitely hold off on a Shadow mini-series until Sega stop yanking the leash with him over the character.
    Sucks, because he’s probably one of the few official writers that actually knows how to write him good. Heck, he even made the Black Arms more interesting than he should have, and I’ve been on record years back saying they should be removed. (For added irony, I was a total fanboy over ShTH when I was a young teen before I started knowing better. Lol)
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Dr. Detective Mike in IDW's Sonic the Hedgehog   
    Oh, here we go with the “it’s my opinion” card. It’s honestly been a long time since I’ve seen someone pull that as a defense.
    Here’s a heads up: I don’t care if it’s your opinion. The moment you share it, it’s up for scrutiny just like everyone else’s. So save your breath telling me that. Everyone here hates at least one character, so you’re not all that special.
    This coming from someone who though I hated Shadow and Team Dark.
    And again, I don’t care if it’s your opinion.
    While yes, you could explain why you don’t like Nagus. We all have reasons why we don’t like certain characters and that would be perfectly fine...but it’s still not going to save you from criticism, especially when you mock him as “dumb elf wthat irrelevant to Modern Sonic” like that kind of potshot is something that should even be accepted with no issue. But doing so without that pettiness would fare a lot better.
    But instead, whenever I call that out, you make up defensive excuses as to why I criticize the points you make and even lie by saying “they contradictory to yours.” 
    I’ve actually had people on here who don’t like the things I like, one such member being @Dr. Detective Mike who doesn’t like the Freedom Fighters, but not once have I ever gotten on his case for it since he’s been one of the most respectful dissidents about it to where I can understand him while amicably disagreeing with him.
    So it’s got nothing to do with you contradicting me. You can even agree with me, and I’ll still call you out if something seems off.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in What if IDW made characters based on the following Archie characters?   
    The Uma Clan spider ninjas...
    Really wonder why Ian couldn’t find a place for them before the reboot?
    Not just that, but one of the best things with Archie is how it avoided a lot of the dumb stuff Sega was doing with Sonic. And added more on top of it.
    Two Worlds? Lol...fuck no, you’re staying on one.
    Mighty and Ray? They’ve been keeping them alive before Mania was even thought of.
    Long time fans reminiscing old cartoons? No problem! They’re still around here!
    Tired of bad, idiotic characterization? We’ll put some actual sense in the characters’ mistakes—no more Silver believing shady-looking strangers and causing trouble, he’ll do that because he only has scraps of info he’s researching on his own.
    Wanna see Eggman win a straight up fight against Sonic for once? Read issue 175.
    And then some.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in What if IDW made characters based on the following Archie characters?   
    Your dislike of these characters does not mean they’re not sellable. Stop equating the two. Characters like the Chaotix, Might, and Ray, show that, yes, these characters can be sellable to a wider audience when you actually bring attention to them instead of keeping them in the dark.
    That’s what marketing is, and at the most basic level.
     
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    It was particularly during the two Genesis Waves. The first one set a scare by having Sally killed right before the wave hit, and then going into a Sonic 4 tribute, then surpised folks by having them in it.
    The Megaman crossover in the second one brought out more vocal voices of the Freedom Fighters removal, particularly with it happening during the Penders lawsuit. But by that point the lawsuit claimed a huge chunk of the old characters, taking those like Mina and Finitivus, that was a schism in itself with older fans who were just glad some were saved while others were upset some were lost to begin with.
    That Archie Sonic would wind up cancelled didn’t help even with IDW picking up the license until at least Ian was confirmed as head writer, which—while not guaranteeing the comeback of characters like the Freedom Fighters—put some ease to at least the overall quality, even with IDW’s criticisms.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    It shouldn’t make their inclusion upsetting if that’s the case then.
    Much the same way Sonic is the “main hero” by default even with a dozen other heroic characters on his side. So Eggman would definitely get priority much the same way.
    Would be nice to have more rogues tho.
    No, the driving conflict is Sonic vs Eggman, no matter how hard you want to twist it to mean otherwise. It’s been that way since the beginning, has been reinforced for almost 30 years, and is not going to change anymore than Mario vs Bowser will.
    You may argue that it doesn’t need Eggman specifically, but that can of worms also means it doesn’t need Sonic either—and no one of sense is going to say that and mean it unless they want the consequences they know will come from it.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    How is that their fault?
    Because he’s the main villain? Just like Sonic is the main hero?
    Those two are the driving conflict: Sonic vs Eggman. You’re not playing favorites with those two compared to prioritizing Knuckles, Tails, and Amy at the exclusion of other characters who have every right to appear as often.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    Except the Freedom Fighters and Classic Sonic we’re part of the same popular, 90 nostalgia...
    I have a better question: When has literally anyone demanded they get top privileges? All that’s being asked is that they come back. They can rotate with the other characters—like they were already doing anyway in Archie.
    That’s fine with me. Pretty sure people would love to see those characters come back with Ian at the writing helm.
    The same reason they have Tangle and Whisper around in a big way?
     
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    It hilarious how as soon as they pull the plug on Archie Sonic, they end up doing the exact same premise to a T with Forces.
    Since we’re on the subject of “top privilege” if there’s anyone who shouldn’t have it, its these five characters as a group.
    Part of the main reason I favor a rotation system is specifically not to do that since that caters specifically to Classic fans as opposed to everyone else with a different favorite character. They haven’t earned that right anymore than Shadow the Hedgehog, and it’s far better they rotate out and let other characters have spotlight instead of playing favorites based on who was around or the closest around during the Genesis era.
    Keep the top privilege to Sonic and Eggman with other characters coming in and out, and have a mini-series showing the extended stories of other characters, but enough of the “Classic Four and Eggman focus” sentiment.
    Part of why I loved Archie is because it didn’t do that and shared the spotlight by giving even Big the Cat a place, and as part of the core cast of all places in the reboot, which was actually a decent change of pace for him—which is saying, because I for one disliked Big as a character and would have been against that under any other circumstances.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    Sounds like Sega’s still bitter with Archie.
    But it’s not like they couldn’t pull it off—they could just reuse old concept work from the post-reboot’s design phase.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from DaddlerTheDalek in Canon Immigrants   
    Unlike Sonic Team, Ian Flynn has enough trust in handling these characters of they’re brought back.
    That the changes in the Archie Reboot were well received despite the fact that people were against them to begin with makes that clear.
    Not really sure what more he’d need to change to modify them design-wise tho, as they’re already modified to fit the games. Backstory maybe?
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Johnny Boy in The General 'Murican Politics Thread   
    These Republicans do realize they don’t have to go down with Trump, do they?
    They’re part of a co-equal branch—if he does something they know is wrong, they can reel him in, Twitter Tantrum be damned.
    Shit’s already looking bad in the area that are likely going purple.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Whispering Ultima in Overwatch 2 - Confirmed   
    Goddammit Blizzard, I really wanted to hate you for a bit longer after the Hong Kong stunt!
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Supah Berry in Overwatch 2 - Confirmed   
    Goddammit Blizzard, I really wanted to hate you for a bit longer after the Hong Kong stunt!
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from StaticMania in If you were in charge of the Sonic franchise   
    Perhaps I was a bit too blunt, but at the same time I’m just not someone that tolerates scapegoating. Like, at all.
    And I can say that’s a quirk of mine that’s been around for as long as I’ve been on this boards before Sonic 06 where this mentality surged.
    Either way, I’m not trying to force anyone to like the characters—if you’re gonna hate something, do it accurately at least.  
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Miragnarok in Popular and unpopular Sonic opinions you agree and disagree with!   
    Starting to think that the restrictions they gave Ian on writing Shadow might actually be because they don’t want his version overshadowing theirs as the preferred direction.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Shadowlax in Popular and unpopular Sonic opinions you agree and disagree with!   
    Sounds like another case of not being very creative—someone basically took the entire phrase of “Shadow has no purpose anymore” too much to heart and rolled over to it rather than proving it wrong.
    Shit’s just spiraling into messes left and right.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Miragnarok in Popular and unpopular Sonic opinions you agree and disagree with!   
    Sounds like another case of not being very creative—someone basically took the entire phrase of “Shadow has no purpose anymore” too much to heart and rolled over to it rather than proving it wrong.
    Shit’s just spiraling into messes left and right.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from KingScoopaKoopa in Canon Immigrants   
    It hilarious how as soon as they pull the plug on Archie Sonic, they end up doing the exact same premise to a T with Forces.
    Since we’re on the subject of “top privilege” if there’s anyone who shouldn’t have it, its these five characters as a group.
    Part of the main reason I favor a rotation system is specifically not to do that since that caters specifically to Classic fans as opposed to everyone else with a different favorite character. They haven’t earned that right anymore than Shadow the Hedgehog, and it’s far better they rotate out and let other characters have spotlight instead of playing favorites based on who was around or the closest around during the Genesis era.
    Keep the top privilege to Sonic and Eggman with other characters coming in and out, and have a mini-series showing the extended stories of other characters, but enough of the “Classic Four and Eggman focus” sentiment.
    Part of why I loved Archie is because it didn’t do that and shared the spotlight by giving even Big the Cat a place, and as part of the core cast of all places in the reboot, which was actually a decent change of pace for him—which is saying, because I for one disliked Big as a character and would have been against that under any other circumstances.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Miragnarok in Canon Immigrants   
    If anything, it might go more the way of SatAM or early Archie, but will beer into something else Ian would have.
    The Kingdom of Acorn would basically be no more, so Sally being a princess would be as meaningful as Princess Leia being one over a blown up planet. She’d probably start something new.
    Hell, go the same route and make her a general of a resistance cell—“General Sally” has a nice ring to it. And she could lead a team similar to what the Diamond Cutters are with their own specialized Wisp-ons and Gear.
    Beyond that tho, Nicole would more than likely keep her Lynx avatar, and Bunnie and Rotor would still be in a relationship. I can’t see them doing away with those things that easily. Everything else would be fair game—considering how Ian was still able to keep the essence of their characters while changing their backstories to be in-line with game events, I can trust him to make a new one without pissing off fans. The real problem would be if Sega strong-arms him into writing them a specific way like they have him writing Shadow.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant reacted to Rabid-Coot in Obscure Sonic Characters   
    Of all the Sally Acorns you pick the famous one.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Kuzu in Popular and unpopular Sonic opinions you agree and disagree with!   
    Be the better person and keep being open minded in spite of that.
    Have a backbone of course, but people being close minded says a lot about them than it does you.
    As an added note, don’t stress yourself too much over those who can stop moaning about a decade old game ruining their lives for a few years.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant reacted to Tornado in Canon Immigrants   
    While it's true that any time spent showing the FF is time that is wasted by not having Shadow save the day by himself in the coolest way imaginable and thus is a complete waste of time, it would be absolutely trivial to write a story with the FF contesting Eggman even in the games. It's already dabbled in parallel universes, multiple timelines and what would happen if Sonic wasn't around for whatever reason in multiple games; and they wouldn't even need to go that far.
     
    "Sonic discovers that there's a part of the world that Eggman has been secretly tightening his grip on. He goes there and discovers a group that were already battling his control. That group is the FF, with designs adapted as needed like Sonic Team had already done with immigrant characters in the series before.. He helps. He's thanked. He leaves at the end." Done. Personalities largely wouldn't even need to change much, outside of deleting their history with Sonic.
     
    In a series that has already had its own tonally stupid shit like this:

    They could even replicate the entire SatAM/early Archie setting in the context outlined above and it wouldn't be like it was particularly outlandish at this point; though I'd certainly prefer that they didn't go that far if they were to try.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant reacted to Ryannumber1gamer in Canon Immigrants   
    Yes.
    Because there's nothing in the games right now that remotely resembles the Freedom Fighters.
    Certainly is a good thing that there's no resistance like team in Modern Sonic that involves the SEGA characters working together and performing missions to take down a larger threat in control of the planet.
    I sure am happy that IDW especially doesn't feature anything like that. Man, it's no wonder the Freedom Fighters couldn't fit in at all in IDW Sonic.
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    Conquering Storm’s Servant got a reaction from Miragnarok in Canon Immigrants   
    Unlike Sonic Team, Ian Flynn has enough trust in handling these characters of they’re brought back.
    That the changes in the Archie Reboot were well received despite the fact that people were against them to begin with makes that clear.
    Not really sure what more he’d need to change to modify them design-wise tho, as they’re already modified to fit the games. Backstory maybe?
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